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The Philadelphia Story Movie Review Summary

Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart

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Society darling Tracy Lord is about to marry her second husband, and wants to keep the wedding away from the camera lens. Mike Connor and Liz Embry sneak into the Philadelphia mansion to cover the marriage for Spy magazine. When C.K. Dexter Haven, Tracy's first husband, arrives for the marriage, buried feeling resurface, and the wit, sparks, and Pommery fly as Tracy, Dexter, and Mike learn to love as human beings.
The review of this Movie prepared by Julia F.



The ultimate tale of a topsy turvy romance, Kate Hepburn juggles the charms of ex husband Cary Grant, cynical Jimmy Stewart, and fiancee John Howard. The race to the alter is on in this delightful romantic comedy! The Philadelphia Story brought Kate back into popularity, and gave Jimmy his only Oscar.
The review of this Movie prepared by Angela Allan








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Lover is...    -   of a different social class Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   play

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